Pakistan is the country where people quickly adopt internet services to keep on connected with family and friends members using social networks like Facebook as well as WhatsApp. According to the fresh report of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA); the number of mobile internet users reached a record 40.56 million at the end of April 2017. As a result, the Growth in Mobile Internet Consumers set a New Record.
Mobile Internet Users Growth set New Record-PTA
The overall number of mobile phone users put up at 139.61 million at the end of the month of April 2017; as compared to the 139.10 million in the preceding month. On the report of the PTA data, over than 29% of mobile phone consumers are now mobile internet users additionally. However, at the end of the prior financial year in the month of June 2016, this rate was at 22%.
Data analysts put forward that the development in mobile broadband contribution had overtaken the growth in the subscription of the cell phone. Parvez Iftikhar and Noman the experts in Information and Communications Technology (ICT); pointed out that subjective evidence suggested that the majority of the people is consuming the internet to keep on connected via social networks in Pakistan.
“Anecdotal evidence suggests that the main stream of the people are consuming internet to share video clips via WhatsApp and to visit YouTube. The second uppermost practice of internet is viewing drama serials, habitually by women,” Iftikhar stated. “They should get a move on the e-government services. And financial enclosure through branchless banking to sort out with an extended rate of files at government offices and banks,” he declared.
He called for speak out smartphone and some other internet-related tools. Tax-free in a offer to intensify the stride of digitalisation and certification of the economy. Furthermore, Mr Noman added that contrasting to our ancestors who doesn’t like to live without television; The new generation has a preference to the internet over TV. As stated by him, the services like online shopping besides cheap internet packages were fast empowering people to increase the use of internet throughout the country.